For L.A.’s Palestinian Activists, Fear, Grief, and The Will to Resist
“Everyone is just desperately trying to stay in touch to make sure everybody is okay. Several members of our family were killed in the last week," says Dr. Laila Al-Marayati of KinderUSA, a charity that helps Palestinians with community services.
O.J. Judge Lance Ito Backs O.J. Prosecutor Christopher Darden for L.A. Superior Court
Before going full circle in this meta O.J. moment, Darden and Ito previously worked together as prosecutors in the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office, in what was then known as the Hardcore Gang Division.
Rabbi Aryeh Eli Cohen Named to L.A. City Ethics Commission
Upon seeing Cohen's name, Councilman Hugo Soto-Martinez said he remembered a time when they both engaged in civil disobedience. Cohen gave a short response -- "good times."
Activists Ejected from Council Meeting After Calling for Kevin de León to Resign
De León is the only participant in the leaked 2021 conversation who still holds office.
“Noodles are tasty”: The Economic Implications Behind Race and Cultural Appropriation In Food Media
Discussing cultural appreciation and appropriation is also about broader questions of who can get a platform to share food — and who profits.
Is Social Media Ruining the Vibes of Your Favorite L.A. Eats?
While there are obvious benefits to the visibility [social media] provides, there are real fears over inequities in the food industry being exacerbated when the nuanced histories of food and culture are flattened into short, 60-second vertical videos.
Where The Hell Is Africa In Food Coverage?
Despite the growing popularity of food media in recent years, African stories are sparingly included — leaving media coverage of food history incomplete.
Uniformed Los Angeles Airport Police and Firefighters Take Selfies With Former President Donald Trump at LAX
Social media users criticized the law enforcement officers and firefighters for seemingly endorsing a candidate running for office while in uniform and collecting a tax-payer-funded check.
Headlines: See Eric Garcetti’s “Cringe-y” Intro Video As Ambassador To India
L.A's former Mayor is already giving high fives to kids, wearing hard hats at construction sites, and getting picked last for cricket teams.